Twenty Ministers of Finance agree on financial mechanisms to foster greater investment in climate resiliencyOct 8, 2015Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Maldives, Nepal, Philippines, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Vietnam are part of the V20.
United Nations entities call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents and childrenSep 29, 2015States should respect international human rights standards, including by reviewing, repealing and establishing a moratorium on the application of.
Star-studded line up launches 6th Social Good SummitSep 27, 2015Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, singer Jennifer Lopez and actors Laverne Cox and Charlize Theron will be among the speakers at the 2015 Social Good Summit opening in New York on Sunday.
The Sustainable Development Goals and their implications for Latin America and the CaribbeanSep 25, 2015The Sustainable Development agenda is crucial for the Caribbean and Latin America in the sense that it places special emphasis on boosting resilience.
Helen Clark: Statement on the Adoption of the Sustainable Development GoalsSep 25, 2015New York, USA
World leaders to adopt Sustainable Development GoalsSep 25, 2015With 50 years of experience supporting countries in their development, UNDP will be the first port of call for support for many governments as they implement the SDGs.
Global Goals flag raised across the world, from the North Pole to the Global SouthSep 24, 2015What links places as remote as the North Pole, a mountain village in Nepal and an underwater reef off the small island of Formentera in the deep blue Mediterranean? The answer is a multicolored flag bearing the icons of the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals that is being hoisted around the world, in some of the most remote and difficult to reach places, in an effort to spur action on the huge challenges facing humanity and our planet.
Colombia: Ban welcomes ‘significant progress’ towards reaching final peace agreementSep 24, 2015The Secretary-General commends the role of guarantor countries, Cuba and Norway, as well as of Chile and Venezuela as accompanying nations in assisting this peace process.
UN leaders, together with actor and activist Alec Baldwin, announce Equator Prize 2015 winnersSep 21, 2015Equator Prize winners each receive US$10,000 and will send representatives to join a two-week community summit in Paris during COP21. They will be celebrated at a star-studded gala event on 7 December 2015.
UNDP Climate Change Storytelling Contest: Oxfam supports journalists’ participation with additional fellowshipsSep 15, 2015The storytelling contest targets writers 35 years and under from developing countries who want to contribute – locally and internationally – towards greater public awareness of climate change.
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